Tagged: hyperbolic geometry

Corals, crochet and the cosmos: how hyperbolic geometry pervades the universe - Guest Work

Guest Author Jan 28, 2016

Margaret Wertheim, University of Melbourne We have built a world of largely straight lines – the houses we live in, the skyscrapers we work in and the streets we drive on our daily commutes. Yet outside our boxes, nature teams with frilly, crenellated forms, from the fluted surfaces of lettuces and fungi to the frilled skirts of sea … Read More